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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome to Eastman Financial, LLC, a 401k plan advisor, investment management and financial planning firm based in Atlanta, GA. We understand both small businesses and individuals face a unique set of challenges in preparing for retirement and protecting their assets. As a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist, Certified Financial Planner, and Registered Representatives of Cetera Advisors LLC, we’re uniquely qualified to help small businesses and individuals attain their retirement goals.

Whether your goal is providing a “Best in Class” retirement plan for employees, managing investment risk, or creating a retirement income stream you can never outlive, our goal is to help you achieve your goals.

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While a company retirement plan is one of the best benefits you can offer to attract and retain a quality workforce, it also carries a serious fiduciary duty that requires effective plan governance.

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Effective financial planning is much more than savings and investments. It requires developing a strategy based on a careful assessment of future needs and goals that will weather changing economic conditions, volatile markets, and stand the test of time…

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We offer numerous investment management platforms ranging from “in-house” portfolios of mutual funds to independent, institutional third-party money managers.

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Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

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Choosing a Business Structure

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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Retirement Redefined

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An Arm and a Leg

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